23 Indonesian trekkers were rescued from Tillicho Lake 4919m
12 Jul 2022 Alpine Asian Treks
Annapurna trekking is one of the beautiful trekking in the world. Classic Annapurna circuit trekking starts from Besishar and end in Pokhara via Throng La pass 5416m. The worlds highest lake Tilicho (4919m) is just couple of days side trek from Annapurna classic route. The trail separates from Manang village 3440m before crossing the Throng La. Tilicho trek is considered challenging trek as the trail is rough and there are not enough lodges for food and sleep. When the weather is bad, this trek could be life challenging.
This week, the weather was suddenly changed with strong wind and heavy snow fall. There were 23 Indonesian trekkers to the lake area on Tuesday. As per news agency, they hold a night burning the firewood at a shelter nearby Lake. All 23 Indonesian trekkers were rescued from Tillicho Lake 4919m. They were Heli rescued to Pokhara on Wednesday. All trekkers are safe and their assistance are returning to Kathmandu by overland. They lost their trails after a heavy snowfall and were very much worried and inform to Police for help.